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Worried about losing your WeChat history in case of smartphone mishap? I’ll tell you the easiest way to Backup and Restore WeChat Messages to PC.

WeChat is surely amongst one of the most versatile messaging apps. From Audio to Video call, text to multimedia messaging, and sharing photos to even playing games, WeChat supports every possible thing. Unlike many other messaging apps, there’s a great feature which sets WeChat apart from its competitors. Yes, I am talking about the Online backup feature which lets you save all your WeChat archive without using the storage of your phone. Let’s see how to use this feature and Backup your WeChat history:

Note: For demonstrating purpose I am using Android and Windows. Steps will remain same for all the OS.

How To Backup WeChat Messages To PC:

Step 1: First and foremost WeChat must be installed on your Android as well as on your PC.

  • Get WeChat for Android from here.
  • Get WeChat for PC from here.

Step 2: Once the installation is done, launch the app on your phone. For opening the app on PC you need to scan the QR code from your phone just by going to Discover->Scan QR Code.

Backup And Restore WeChat Messages

Step 3: Now to Backup the messages head over to WeChat on PC and tap on 3 horizontal lines and finally click on Backup and Restore.

Backup And Restore WeChat Messages

Step 4: On the succeeding screen, head over to Backup on PC and then you will get a confirmation screen on your phone to choose if you want to Backup All the chats or you want to Backup selected chats. You can go to any option according to your desire.

Backup And Restore WeChat Messages

Step 5: At last you’ll get a confirmation pop up on your phone as well as on your PC which says that you desired backup is completed.

Backup And Restore WeChat Messages

Now you can safely delete all the previous chat history from your phone knowing that there is a backup sitting elsewhere. However, the WeChat backup on PC is not readable with other software. You can’t open and read them in Windows or Mac system. 

How To Restore WeChat Messages To PC:

Step 1: For Restoring the message back to your Phone head over to WeChat on PC and tap on 3 horizontal lines and finally click on Backup and Restore.

Step 2: On the succeeding screen, head over to Restore on Phone and select the chat you want to restore and finally tap on OK.

Backup And Restore WeChat Messages

Step 3: Once you tap on OK, you will get a confirmation screen on your Phone which says Transfer chat history to phone. Just tap on Restore.

Backup And Restore WeChat Messages

That’s it! You have restored all your selected chats back to Your phone again from your PC.

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